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Wildfire Insurance: What You Need to Know

Not a rare occurrence (especially in California), a wildfire can cause tremendous damage to any structure in its fiery path. Uncontrolled fire can quickly wipe out large areas of land before it extinguishes. Entire...

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When to File a Car Insurance Claim

A Breakdown of what to Do When Your Car is Damaged - Spending money fixing cars and on car insurance is never fun. Insurance Center Associates is here to help make it as easy as possible. When we're talking about auto...

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Identity Theft: What Is It, and What Can You Do to Protect Yourself?

Identity theft is a serious, yet often mysterious problem. There's a lot of buzz around the topic, usually in the form of businesses telling us they should pay for their identity theft protection services. But it's rare...

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Disability Insurance: Determining Your Risks

Just like any insurance, the thought of ever having to make a claim against your disability insurance is unpleasant. That's why many of us feign ignorance and procrastinate the task of purchasing it. Well, it's time to...

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Texting and Driving: Is There a Safe Way to Do It?

Everyone is busy. We all have so many demands made on our time, each one pulling us in a different direction. It seems the only solution is to multitask, which includes texting while driving to our various appointments....

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Stay-at-Home Spouses and Life Insurance: Protecting What Matters Most

These days, if there's something important in our lives, we insure it. We insure our health, our homes and valuables, our vehicles, and even our identities. But when it comes to life insurance, are we covering everyone...

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Heavy Rain? Be on the Lookout for Heavy Damage

Your home protects you from the elements, but heavy rains can weaken that protection. With a little maintenance and a lot of vigilance, it’s not hard to stay safe and dry. Spring rainstorms are a fact of life in many...

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Keeping Your Family Safe This Summer

Helpful Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe This Summer - Summer is such a wonderful time of year to enjoy with the family; the kids are on summer break, the warm weather beckons you outside, and the activities are...

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4 Simple Marketing Tips for your Business

Simple, Affordable, and Effective Business Marketing Small businesses may have small budgets, but that doesn't mean you can only afford to market to a small audience. With so many digital tools now available, the...

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Increase the Equity in Your Home in 6 Easy Steps

Building Home Equity: 6 Quick Fixes - Home equity is the portion of your property that you actually "own" and is considered a most valuable asset. Market (Appraisal) Value - Mortgage Balance = Home Equity For...

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10 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe at the Pool This Summer

10 Pool Safety Tips for Summer - Water safety is absolutely essential, especially in the summer months when daily activities seem to gravitate around a body of water. Here are 10 pool safety tips so you can help your...

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3 Considerations for Your Motorcycle Insurance this Summer

3 Considerations for Your Motorcycle Insurance this Summer - With summer approaching, you're probably eager to get your motorcycle out and on the road again. There's nothing quite like the feeling of being in the open...

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How to File an Insurance Claim

How to File an Insurance Claim - Disaster can strike anywhere, at any time. Even safe drivers can have accidents, cars can be stolen even if every precaution is taken, and, try as we might, there's no controlling Mother...

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Protect Your Property with These 5 Simple Spring Cleaning Tips

5 Spring Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Property in Tip-Top Shape - Springtime presents a great opportunity to deep-clean your house. Not only is the weather warming up, giving you extra energy and motivation, but a lot of...

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Geological Hazards You Should Look for When Buying a Home

Look for These 5 Geological Hazards Before Buying a Home - When you buy a home, you want to know everything about the investment you are making so you don't get stuck with any unpleasant (and expensive) surprises. ...

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10 Home and Auto Discounts You May Not Realize You Qualify For

Are You Eligible for These Obscure Insurance Discounts? - You are probably well aware of some of the most popular home and auto insurance discounts, like the student discount and the good driver discount, but did you...

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Why Umbrella Insurance is a Good Idea for a Rainy Day

Your Complete Guide to Umbrella Insurance - You most likely have heard the term "umbrella insurance" but maybe you aren't entirely clear on what it is, why you might need it, what it covers (and doesn't), and how much...

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Life Insurance: The Top 5 Factors That Impact Your Coverage

Life Insurance Coverage and 5 Factors That Influence Its Cost - Life insurance is one of those things that you would really rather not think about. After all, it can be scary to deal with the fact that your family may...

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Pet Insurance: Should Your Furry Family Member Have It?

The Particulars of Pet Insurance - You love your furry family member. That's why you want to give them the best care possible, which includes medical care. However, veterinarian costs can be high. That's why you should...

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Wedding Insurance: What It Covers & What It Costs

You're getting married! Buying a wedding dress, choosing the location, and picking the flowers are just some of the fun things you get to do in preparation for your big day. However, one thing you may not have...

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